For the Great Pause – it has a certain ring to it, does it not?
To help us all get through this time, J. Scott Coatsworth put together a Sci-Fi and Fantasy Giveaway over at Prolific Works. It’s a giveaway with everything from Hard Sci-Fi to Romance, with all colours and orientations and genders (or lack thereof) – in other words, there should be something for everyone.
It Doesn’t Translate is my contribution. It’s a little Sci-Fi since it takes place in space, but mostly it’s romance. You’ll find an excerpt here.
The giveaway runs from May 15th to June 15th, so it’s already started, and you can grab all the books here!
Noir Kioko had only ever seen one human before his undercover work brought him to the diner at the Luna Terminal, and that was at a distance. Humans are rare, most of them disappear without a trace, and he hopes hanging around the restaurant will give him a lead on the smuggling ring he’s investigating. There was no way he could’ve known the human would turn out to be his mate, and no way he can let it show without putting his mate in danger and possibly jeopardising his mission.
Max Welch is the proud owner of the only restaurant within a light year’s distance. He left Earth four years ago to create a better life for himself, but he hadn’t considered the possibility of scary alien pirates making his restaurant their favourite hangout spot. As a measly human there isn’t much he can do about it, but as one of the pirates starts coming by almost every day he has to come up with something before he loses all his customers. That the giant cat man is rather nice to look at changes nothing.
When rumours of another human arriving at the space station start to circulate, Noir’s species trafficking infiltrate and observe only mission may need a revamp. But will Noir be able to protect his mate and another one of his rare species?